A series in which a Haydn Symphony will be featured each week.
Handel Concerto Grosso No 28, in F, for double orchestra
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Raymond Leppard
J. C. Bach Quintet in D, Op 11 No 6
Berlin Philharmonic Soloists Haydn Symphony No 34 Philharmonia Hungarica conducted by Antal Doratu
Antony Hopkins presents listeners' record requests by telephone. This week's guest caller is Philip Jones , who at 10.9* will be talking to ANTONY HOPkins about the Symphony for Brass by the American composer, GUNTHER SCHUI. LER.
Telephone [number removed]with your request between 8.0 am and 10.30
Presented by Alan Blyth
MARTIN COOPER discusses Faure's song-cycles.
NICHOLAS MAW, whose Resurrexit is broadcast from Cheltenham tomorrow, and who is composer-in-residence at this year's South Bank Summer Music, talks to ROBERT HENDER SON about his work.
CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD reviews recent books on early keyboard instruments and their music.
Editor KEITH HORNER
COLIN DAVIS Berlioz Overture: The Corsair
11.54' Ravel Rapsodie espagnole
12.12' Gerhard Symphony No 4
with Professor Randolf Quirk (Rpld: Wednesday, 10.55 am)
International radio competition for amateur choirs
Great Britain Rounds: Programme 2
Equal Voice Class: ESKDALE SINGERS
OLIVE QUANTRILL SINGERS School Class:
ELG'N JUNIOR SINGERS
BELFAST HtGH SCHOOL CHOIR Adjudicators JOHN ALLDIS
DAVID Ll'MSDEN, ALLEN PERCIVAL Introduced by DAVID WILLCOCKS Producer ANTHONY PHILPOTT
AMADEUS STRING QUARTET
Quartet in E flat major. Op 127 (From a public concert given in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London, in December 1971) (Op 130: Monday 10.45 am)
Opera in four acts
Libretto bv ANDREA MAFFFI after SCHILLER'S play Die Rauber Music byVerdi' (sung in Italian) (first broadcast in this country)
This was the first of Verdi's operas to receive its premiere outside Italy - at Her Majesty's Theatre. London, in 1847, with Jenny Lind as Amalia, betrothed to Carlo, the ' angry young man ' who turns bandit.
TURIN CHORUS AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF ITALIAN RADIO chorus-master RUGGERO MAGHINI conducted by FRANCO MANNINO
(Recording made available by courtesy of Italian Radio)
The action takes place in Germany at the beginning of the 18th century. Acts 1 and 2 3.20* Verdi's Letters
CHARLES OSBORNE reads extracts from the letters, which he has chosen to illustrate the background to the composition of I Masnadieri.
3.35* I Masnadieri Acts 3 and 4
A continuing series of programmes of British music RALPH HOLMES (violin)
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, leader BARRY GRIFFITHS conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD Part 1
Ireland Symphonic Rhapsody: Mai-dun
4.48* Delius Violin Concerto
On Looking Back
Sir Ralph reads from his unfinished autobiography,
He reads a story by Balzac: 2 Aug
Part 2 Elgar
Variations on an original theme (Enigma)
by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE with Leo McKern , Peter Jeffrey John Rowe , David Buck
Peter Sallis , Elizabeth Spriggs The action of the play takes place in England and Wales.
Music specially composed by DAVID CAIN and played by MICHAEL LAIRD , MALCOLM SMITH ROGER BRENNER , MARTIN NICHOLLS CHRISTOPHER BALL TERRY EMERY and FRANCES KELLY
Singer MARTYN HILL
Swinging, vigorous, imaginative (THE GUARDIAN)
Leo McKern as Falstafi - an inspired choice (SUNDAY TIMES) John Rowe an outstanding Prince (THE TIMES) Producer MARTIN JENKINS (Next Sun: Henry IV, Part 2) (David Kincaid is a National Theatre Player) followed by an interlude
Prince John of Lancaster:
Thomas Percy, Earl of Worcester:
Henry Percy Earl of Northumberland:
Henry Percy, surnamed Hot-spur.:
Mortimer, Earl of March:
Sir Richard Vernon:
Scroop, Archbishop of York:
Sir John Falstaff:
Servant to Hotspur:
HELEN DONATH (soprano)
SAAR RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by HANS ZENDER
Nehmt meinen Dank (K 383) Ch'io mi scordi di te (K 505) piano obbligato
(Recording made available by courtesy of Saar Radio)
Claudio Arrau (piano) direct from the Town Hall, Cheltenham Part 2 Schumann Carnaval, Op 9
(Part 1 at 8.0 pm. Radio 4. Next broadcast from Cheltenham: tomorrow at 8.0 pm)
During his career Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) made recordings of many of his most celebrated operatic roles. Despite their technical imperfections these recordings preserve something of his phenomenal talents as a singer and interpreter.
Like all singers NIGEL DOUGLAS reveres Caruso and in this personal tribute to his artistry he includes extracts from L'Elisir d'Amore, L'Africaine, Rigoletto. 11 Trovatore, La Bohème, The Pearl Fishers and Pagliacci. Producer ALAN HAYDOCK followed by an interlude
Vierdanck Trio Suite in A maior 11641)
Croce Two harpsichord sonatas Ortiz Variations on the madrigal 0 felic' occhi miei
Handel Trio-Sonata in c minor. Op 2 No 1